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Community Justice & Mediation Center

CJAM focuses on mediation and conflict resolution, but wants to help more groups and organizations avoid conflict altogether.

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CJAM offers mediation to community members to resolve a variety of conflicts, from disputes with neighbors to setting boundaries between adolescent children and parents.

It takes a brave person to raise their hand and say, ‘you know what, I really want to work this out, we’re having a difficult time communicating’…Part of what we do is allow folks the room to find a shared understanding. -David Nosko, Director of Programs

The mission of the Community Justice and Mediation Center is to promote a civil and just community through mediation, education, and restorative justice.

Their mediation programs are run by trained community volunteers, who take on a variety of conflicts, including disputes between neighbors, coworkers, parents and adolescents, landlord-tenant disputes, and more.

The Community Justice & Mediation Center (or C-JAM, as it’s sometimes called), also provides mediation and communication training for groups and organizations, with the goal of avoiding conflict rather than mediating it after it starts.

C-JAM also has a Victim-Offender Reconciliation Program which gives victims and offenders a more active involvement in the justice process, and according to their website, “research has shown that the process reduces further criminal behavior of offenders.”

Learn More And Get Involved

Community Justice & Mediation Center
David Nosko, Director of Programs
Ph: 336-8677

205 S. Walnut St
Ste 16
Bloomington, IN 47404

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